Schill Family History

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Schill Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Schill, a place in Silesia. See also Schille.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Schille, Schild, Still, Scholl, Schall, Schillo, Schelle, Schaal

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Schill Family Origin

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Schill Family Occupations

What did your Schill ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Servant and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schill. The most common Schill occupation in Canada was Farmer. 23% of Schill's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Schill family was Cigar Maker.

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Servant

    19%
  • Labourer

    12%
  • Cigar Maker

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Schill ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Schill Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Schill. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Schill census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Schill. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Schill. For the veterans among your Schill ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Schill Life Expectancy

What is the average Schill lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Schill life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Schill in 1944 was 48, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Schill

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Schill ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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